Affiliation: Uppsala University
- Silver-based crystalline nanoparticles, microbially fabricatedT Klaus
Department of Materials Science, The Angstrom Laboratory, Uppsala University, SE 751 21 Uppsala, Sweden
Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A 96:13611-4. 1999..These Ag-containing crystals are embedded in the organic matrix of the bacteria. Their possible potential as organic-metal composites in thin film and surface coating technology is discussed...
- Bacteria as workers in the living factory: metal-accumulating bacteria and their potential for materials scienceT Klaus-Joerger
Dept of Materials Science, The Angstrom Laboratory, Uppsala University, PO Box 534, SE 751 21 Uppsala, Sweden
Trends Biotechnol 19:15-20. 2001..Many industrial physical and chemical surface-coating processes using conventional techniques are both energy and cost inefficient and require sophisticated instrumentation. In the future, biology might offer a superior option...